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H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 12 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 10 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 8 0 Browse Search
Baron de Jomini, Summary of the Art of War, or a New Analytical Compend of the Principle Combinations of Strategy, of Grand Tactics and of Military Policy. (ed. Major O. F. Winship , Assistant Adjutant General , U. S. A., Lieut. E. E. McLean , 1st Infantry, U. S. A.) 6 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Atlantic Essays 4 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 10 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: July 5, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 34. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
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e solved, was a march upon Moscow, from Smolensko. The distance is only three hundred miles. Up to Smolensko the country was all on Napoleon's side, and he procured horses, men and provisions, without any difficulty. Was this a very rash enterprise, even supposing the intermediate space to have been a desert? If it was, we shall take occasion hereafter to show the world has misjudged all those whom it has considered its greatest Generals — such as Alexander, Hannibal, Julius Caesar, Gustavus Adolphus, Marshal Turenne, &c.; for every one of these Generals gained their laurels by expeditions far more unpromising. From Smolensko Napoleon marched upon Moscow, at the head of 160,000 men. The Russians continually retired before him until they reached Borodino. At four intermediate points between Smolensko and Borodino he left strong detachments, amounting, in the aggregate, to 40,000 men. At all these points magazines and hospitals were established and they guarded his rear so effe